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ArthurR
28th Aug 2011, 10:10
BBC are reporting the sad death of John McAleese, the leader of the SAS team that ended the Irainian Embassy siege

BBC News - Iran embassy SAS commander John McAleese dies (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14697819)

Many tributes on Arrse

RIP John

talkpedlar
28th Aug 2011, 13:59
Had the pleasure of meeting him twice in Hereford in recent years ... strangely both times in West Street .. modest, approachable and very courteous..impossible for him to be incognito like others in the regiment of course..

Maybe the Top Brass at Stirling Lines can think of an appropriate and permanent memorial at Credenhill recognising 2 generations of fine soldiers?

RIP Sir